4 October, 2022Print
Sonus Faber Partners With The Center For Italian Modern Art In New York CityThe Two Partners Are Thrilled to Collaborate in Celebrating Italian Artisanship
NEW YORK, NY (October 4, 2022) – Sonus faber is proud to announce its partnership with the Center for Italian Modern Art, elevating Italian artists in New York City. The two entities have bonded over their shared commitment and passion for Italian culture and craftmanship, both working to elevate and showcase important work within CIMA’s gallery space in lower Manhattan.
At a time when an emphasis on visual communication merges with society’s longing for beauty and restorative contemplation, Sonus faber will launch the partnership with CIMA by serving as its Exhibition Presenting Sponsor for the Bruno Munari Exhibition premiering in early October. The exhibition will showcase Munari’s multifaceted oeuvre to CIMA’s international and diverse audience. The show will be enhanced by special programming, among which multisensory art and music experiences that will bring together Munari’s visual language and the world of avantgarde music. The premium audio brand, Sonus faber, will provide an added experiential element to the showcase and artist, whose work defies categorization as it continues to inspire. It will elevate the rich history of Italian design while forging new pathways of creativity.
Laura Mattioli, the founder of the Center for Italian Modern Art, remarked “In partnership with Sonus faber, we are thrilled to present a fresh perspective on Bruno Munari’s oeuvre, bringing into the 21 Century the high craftsmanship, innovation and creativity that have been the hallmarks of Italian culture for centuries.”
“We are so proud to partner with CIMA and reestablish our synergy with artists and designers,” said Sonus faber Chief of Design Livio Cucuzza. “It is of the utmost importance for us to pay homage to Italian artisans and share their works with the world, specifically and especially to Bruno Munari, a pillar of Italian design and creative genius.”
Sonus faber has partnered with the Center for Italian for Modern Art for a six-month collaboration which includes a beautiful luxury product integration of its Il Cremonese loudspeakers with supporting equipment from sister brands Rotel, Pro-Ject and Bassocontinuo. Please learn more about CIMA and schedule a tour by visiting https://www.italianmodernart.org
ABOUT SONUS FABER
Founded in 1983, Sonus faber is an Italian manufacturer of handcrafted loudspeakers system, and high-end audio equipment, born from the idea of a man who loved music and its correct reproduction, a person with a special sensibility about handcrafted wood products and a true reverence for beauty. Sonus faber brand tells a story by means of sound and materials. Each Sonus faber product, be it past, present, or future, is able to take the listener into a world of long-lasting tradition, Italian culture and craftsmanship. Sonus faber handmade musical instruments are true to Italian expertise, with an unforgettable voice that immerses the listener in a natural sound experience. For more information, please visit www.sonusfaber.com
ABOUT CENTER FOR ITALIAN MODERN ART
The Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) is a 501c3 public nonprofit exhibition and research center established in 2013 in New York City to promote public appreciation and advance the study of modern and contemporary Italian art in the United States and internationally. Each academic year CIMA presents in its spacious loft in SoHo an installation examining the work of modern Italian artists rarely exhibited in the U.S. These installations bring the art of inspiring masters into dialogue with contemporary artists, illustrating its impact and ongoing resonance today. The exhibitions serve as the theme for CIMA’s fellowship program, which aims to promote new scholarship and dialogue in the field through the support of emerging young scholars from around the world.
Julia Lescarbeau, Sonus faber
Mikaela Duhs, CIMA